European farmers descend on Strasbourg in protest against planned CAP reform

By |oktober 21st, 2019|agriculture, CAP, Copa-Cogeca, European Parliament, farmers, News, Strasbourg|

Hundreds of farmers are planning a demonstration in front of the European Parliament on Tuesday, calling for fewer direct payments to large industrial farms under the proposed revision of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). EURACTIV Germany reports.

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EU agriculture chief slams ‘misinformation’ on Mercosur trade deal

By |julij 15th, 2019|Copa-Cogeca, EU-Mercosur, Mercosur, News, Pekka Pesonen, Phil Hogan|

There's a lot of misinformation and misplaced facts which have distorted the debate about the recently concluded Mercosur trade deal, EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has said.

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EU Commission, farmers fume at Greenpeace on animal farming report

By |februar 14th, 2019|Animals, Copa-Cogeca, farming, Greenpeace, livestock, News|

The European Commission and EU farmers association (Copa Cogeca) both dismissed as groundless and simplistic a report conducted by Greenpeace which argued that animal farming in Europe was using too much agricultural land.

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Agri-food sector calls for foodstuffs ‘ fast-track’ in case of no-deal Brexit

By |februar 8th, 2019|agri-food sector, Brexit, CELCAA, Copa-Cogeca, Customs Union, Food safety, FoodDrinkEurope, foodstuffs, Michel Barnier, News|

European farmers, agri-traders and food makers are lobbying EU negotiators to consider unilateral contingency measures specific for foodstuffs, as current preparedness procedures alone would not be enough to avoid a harsh impact of no-deal Brexit on th...

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Commission to determine EU tariffs on Myanmar, Cambodia rice

By |december 5th, 2018|Cambodia, Copa-Cogeca, human rights, Myanmar, News, rice imports, tariffs|

EU countries failed on Tuesday (4 December)  to determine whether to impose tariffs on rice coming from Cambodia and Myanmar from the start of next year to curb a surge in imports, leaving the European Commission to take the final decision.

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Agriculture digitisation not only for controls, stakeholders ‘remind’ the EU Commission

By |september 27th, 2018|Bayer, common agricultural policy, Copa-Cogeca, News, Phil Hogan, precision agriculture, smart farming, Yara|

The much-awaited digitisation of the EU farming sector has taken centre stage in the last few years. But its ultimate application in the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is still unclear.

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EU farmers boss: DG Agri ‘not properly consulted’ in biofuels talks

By |junij 12th, 2018|biodiesel, bioethanol, conventional ethanol, Copa-Cogeca, ethanol, News, palm oil, Pekka Pesonen, Renewable Energy Directive|

EU farmers are “quite worried” about the fact that the European Commission’s DG Agri is often disregarded when it comes to policy decisions that have a direct impact on the farming community, such as the biofuels debate.    

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New plant breeding techniques concern law interpretation, Commission says

By |maj 9th, 2018|agricultural innovation, Copa-Cogeca, ECJ, mutagenesis, new plant breeding techniques, News|

The future of new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs) at the EU level lies in the European Court of Justice’s interpretation of existing law, Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis told EURACTIV.com, adding that the executive will act accordingly at the political level.

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Hogan: New technologies ‘very important’ to reduce agricultural emissions

By |april 26th, 2018|ammonia, ammonia emissions, CEMA, Copa-Cogeca, fertilisers, manure, News, organic manure, Pekka Pesonen, Phil Hogan|

Agriculture has to modernise to take account of the new technologies that are coming on the market as this is a “win-win situation” both financially and environmentally, EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan told EURACTIV.com. According to the EU agricultural outlook...

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Stakeholders call for strong enforcement to combat unfair trade practices

By |april 17th, 2018|common agricultural policy, Copa-Cogeca, Daciana Sârbu, Michel Dantin, Molly Scott Cato, News, Pekka Pesonen, unfair trading practices|

EU lawmakers and farmers have welcomed the European Commission’s rules on unfair trade practices but have called for “strong” enforcement to protect the weakest parts of the food supply chain.

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